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A Journey to St. Helena

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On Sale: October 10, 2012
Pages: 288 | ISBN: 978-0-307-82922-1
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In 1814 Napoleon Bonaparte arrived on St. Helenad surreal exile that would last until his death six years later. "A resonant meditation on exile, fame, the stories we tell about ourselves (and) the bigger stories we tell about our great figures."--Los Angeles Times Book Review.
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Julia Blackburn is the author of several other works of nonfiction, including Charles Waterton and The Emperor’s Last Island, and of two novels, The Book of Color and The Leper’s Companions, both of which were short-listed for the Orange Prize. Her most recent book, Old Man Goya, was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award. Blackburn lives in England and Italy.

  • The Emperor's Last Island by Julia Blackburn
  • March 31, 1993
  • History - France; History
  • Vintage
  • $16.00
  • 9780679739371

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